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Studies – bias

Does skipping breakfast increase the risk of an early death? Part II

What the literature says about skipping breakfast and its potential impact on health

#167 – Gary Taubes: Bad science and challenging the conventional wisdom of obesity

Doing a background analysis is the hard, relentless, rigorous grunt work of science. It’s endless and thankless, because if you do it right, all you’ll do is prove that you were wrong all along.” —Gary Taubes

#143 – John Ioannidis, M.D., D.Sc.: Why most biomedical research is flawed, and how to improve it

“We need to defend our method. We need to defend our principles. We need to defend the honesty of science in trying to communicate it rather than building exaggerated promises or narratives that are not realistic.” —John Ioannidis

Studying Studies: Part III – the motivation for observational studies

If randomized-controlled trials are considered the gold standard for establishing reliable knowledge, why do we see so many observational studies in public health?

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